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Sparks fly at RRC-06 over technology neutrality
Jun 06, 2006
by Website author

One of the central policy objectives of the European Commission is said to be coming under pressure at the Regional Radio Conference in Geneva where now, in the third week, the discussions are beginning to hot up. Read more...

Digital TV battle in Norway settled
Jun 05, 2006
by Website author

After long and hard negotiations the concession to build Norway’s new digital television network has gone to NTV (Norges Televisjon), owned jointly by the three terrestrial channels. Read more...

June editorial: The first of many battles?
Jun 02, 2006
by Website author

The June edition of PolicyTracker is now available for download and our themes this month are the WAPI standards dispute and the start of RRC-06. Read more...

Rumbles of discontent as new occupants moved into L-band
Jun 02, 2006
by Website author

Mobile TV is transforming spectrum planning in Europe as regulators seek to open up L-band, currently harmonised for terrestrial and satellite DAB. Read more...

EC tenders for radio interference regulatory models
May 31, 2006
by Website author

The European Commission has issued a tender for a study that is expected to assist in defining a possible radio interference regulatory model for the European Community. Read more...

Opinion: Into the brave new digital world
May 30, 2006
by Website author

Julian McGougan of broadcasting transmission company Arqiva considers the role of the regulator in maximising the digital dividend and questions whether even the most liberal economies can ever leave this process fully to market forces. Read more...

Appeal launched against ISO’s rejection of Chinese wireless standard
May 26, 2006
by Website author

The Chinese authorities have made some serious allegations about the IEEE in what is being called a last ditch attempt to secure a place on the global stage for WAPI, their own wireless LAN security standard. Read more...

Appeal launched against ISO’s rejection of Chinese wireless standard
May 26, 2006
by admin_pt

The Chinese authorities have made some serious allegations about the IEEE in what is being called a last ditch attempt to secure a place on the global stage for WAPI, their own wireless LAN security standard. Read more...

RRC-06 agrees technical framework for draft digital plan
May 23, 2006
by Website author

The ITU Regional Radiocommunication Conference (RRC-06) which began last week in Geneva has taken the first decision in what is expected to be an intense five week meeting. Read more...

A foretaste of the political battles to come over the digital dividend
May 23, 2006
by Website author

As regulators plan broadcasting frequency allocations for the digital age it is becoming clear that in the UK at least there will be substantial pressure to allocate the released frequencies to terrestrial High Definition Television. Read more...

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